Here's a short film I found called Alive in Joberg directed by Neill Blomkamp, who at one point was going to direct the Peter Jackson produced Halo adaptation. He has a great feel for visual effects and the film, like most great science fiction, comments on our own society and how it functions in an intelligent allegorical way. I personally love sci-fi that's very much grounded in the reality that we live in, so I think Blomkamp's use of handheld, documentary style footage really adds something special to the tone of the piece. I'm really interested to see what he could do with a feature film and a major studio budget. Here it is:
found via Ain't it Cool News.